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Reducing Alimony Obligations in Alabama

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Whether you are considering divorce, in the middle of negotiating a settlement, or you have already been strapped with alimony obligations, you might be wondering how difficult it is to get them reduced. While reducing alimony obligations is possible, it is best to ensure a fair settlement at the outset—adjusting obligations after a judgment or … Continue Reading

Alimony in Alabama Divorce Cases Not a Given

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Once upon a time, a divorcing woman could, almost without a doubt, count on receiving some type of alimony, regardless of whether she and her ex shared children. Today, our Birmingham alimony attorneys are finding that there is less and less an expectation that such benefits will be granted. In some cases where it is … Continue Reading

Choosing an Alabama Family Law Attorney to Speed Court Decisions on Support and Custody Issues

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Child Support, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Divorce Mediation, Alabama Family Law Basics, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
Taking your problems to a court of law may seem like a necessary solution, but it is rarely a simple process without the right kind of help. As a Birmingham divorce lawyer and family law attorney, I’ve assisted many Alabama residents in areas such as child custody, child support and spousal support, or maintenance. If … Continue Reading

Birmingham Divorce Lawyer Update: Should I Choose Legal Separation or File for Divorce in Alabama?

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics, Divorce & Separation, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
Because Alabama recognizes legal separation, most people looking at divorce in cites like Tuscaloosa, Bessemer, Huntsville and Mobile do not always have to file for divorce, at least not immediately. As a Birmingham divorce lawyer, I know that a certain percentage of people considering a divorce action will also have thought about separation as an … Continue Reading

Birmingham Family Law and Divorce Update: Understanding Legal Terminology used in Alabama Divorce Courts

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Divorce Mediation, Alabama Family Law Basics, Alabama Marriage, Divorce & Separation, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
As a Birmingham divorce lawyer, I know that sooner or later some people will need the services of an experienced divorce attorney. One of the reasons folks turn to a legal professional is because of the complex and sometimes labyrinthine structure of our legal system here in Alabama. Regardless of whether a person is getting … Continue Reading

Birmingham Divorce News: Discussing the Topic of the Dreaded Prenuptial Agreement

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics, Alabama Marriage, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Prenuptial Agreements, Property Division
I’ll say right off that it’s probably true that most folks think a prenuptial agreement — or prenup, as they say in Hollywood — will kill the romance between a couple as surely as a an illicit affair. But does suggesting that your soon-to-be spouse sign a prenuptial agreement really spell the end of trust; … Continue Reading

Alabama Divorce Attorney News: Actress Sandra Bullock Considers Divorce due to Husband Jesse James’ Alleged Infidelity

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics, Celebrity Divorces, Divorce & Separation, Divorce and Separation, Marriage, Property Division
Once again Hollywood is abuzz with stories of the marital rift between Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock and so-called bad boy and biker Jesse James. With rumors of divorce now swirling around the couple, it would appear that once again even the rich and famous can end up at odds with each other, although according to the … Continue Reading

Alabama Divorce Law: Must I Pay Child Support until my Kid Turns 19?

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Child Support, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Divorce & Family Law Updates, Alabama Family Law Basics, Child Psychology & Divorce, Divorce and Separation, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
One fact of divorce in Alabama, no matter what town or city you call home — Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, Decatur, Vestavia Hills or Talladega — alimony and child support are a definite possibility depending on your means and the needs of your soon-to-be-ex spouse. While most individuals will fight hard not to pay alimony to a … Continue Reading

Alabama Divorce Attorney Update: Spouse’s Destructive Behavior can lead to Separation and Divorce

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics, Divorce and Separation, Marriage, Property Division
Suspicion of infidelity is one of the first steps toward a broken marriage. But what if your spouse’s transgressions are not with another person, but with alcohol or drugs? Loss of love and trust through substance abuse can ruin a marriage as quickly as an affair. This is true whether you live in Montgomery, Hoover, … Continue Reading

Birmingham Divorce Update: The Importance of Choosing the Right Alabama Divorce Attorney

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Divorce Mediation, Alabama Family Law Basics, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
Whether you live in Huntsville, Bessemer, Tuscaloosa or any of the dozens of cities and towns throughout Alabama, picking the right divorce lawyer can make the difference between a painful and costly divorce and a smooth and equitable split. Since nearly 50 percent of all marriages end up in divorce, this it is very important … Continue Reading

Birmingham Divorce Lawyer Update: Can You Put the Brakes on an Alabama Divorce?

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Divorce & Family Law Updates, Alabama Family Law Basics, Child Psychology & Divorce, Divorce and Separation, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
Let’s assume that you’re embroiled in a divorce action with your soon-to-be former spouse, who initiated the case. Whether you live in Montgomery, Dothan, Decatur, or Auburn, or anywhere in Alabama, divorce is an emotional and heart-wrenching process especially when one party doesn’t see it coming. Add children into the equation and you have potential … Continue Reading

Birmingham Divorce Lawyer Update: Looking to be Awarded Alimony in Alabama?

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics, Divorce and Separation, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
In these cash-strapped times many spouses going through divorce are asking the same question: Will I be able to receive any Alimony payments? It’s a fact that the majority of alimony awards go to the wife. As an Alabama divorce attorney and family law lawyer, I am always oncerned that my clients receive their fair share … Continue Reading

Birmingham Divorce Attorney Update: When Divorcing in Alabama, What should You Tell Your Kids

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics, Child Psychology & Divorce, Divorce and Separation, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
How much information is too much information? Going through a divorce in Alabama can be a difficult journey. Regardless of whether you live in Mobile, Birmingham, Huntsville or any of the hundreds of cities and towns across the state, the subject of divorce or legal separation can be a minefield. Spouses who are splitting up … Continue Reading

Birmingham Divorce Update: Steps toward an Alabama Divorce — Part One

Posted in Adoption, Alabama Adoption, Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Divorce & Family Law Updates, Divorce Mediation, Marriage, Property Division
Here in Alabama, as elsewhere across the country, divorce is a serious step for any married person. From a personal point of view, separation or divorce is a truly emotional event. From a legal standpoint the process of divorce is fairly well defined, although the steps toward the final divorce decree will vary due to individual … Continue Reading

Divorce & Custody Proceedings Involving Military Service Members

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Child Support, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics
The rules regarding divorce or custody proceedings involving military personnel are different than those affecting civilians.  The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act is just one way that military personnel can benefit from these different rules.  The most important aspect of the Act is the availability to stay any civil proceeding, whether it be child … Continue Reading

Alabama Divorce Lawyer and Attorney

Posted in Alabama Adoption, Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Child Support, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Property Division, Divorce & Separation, Divorce & Taxes, Divorce Property Division, Prenuptial Agreements
The Alabama divorce and family law attorneys and lawyers of Eversole Law offer legal services in Alabama divorce, alimony, child custody, child visitation, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, grandparents rights, adoption, and other Alabama family law matters. I founded my Alabama divorce and family law practice to ensure every Alabama family has access to affordable and qualified Alabama divorce … Continue Reading

Divorce & Family Law Courts

Posted in Alabama Adoption, Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Child Support, Alabama Collaborative Law, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Divorce Mediation, Alabama Family Law Basics, Alabama Marriage, Alabama Property Division, Divorce & Separation, Divorce & Taxes, Divorce Property Division, Guardian Ad Litem, Prenuptial Agreements
My Alabama divorce and family law office is centrally located in Birmingham, Alabama so that we can offer our Alabama divorce, child custody and visitation, alimony, child support, adoption, prenuptial agreements, and other family law matters practice throughout the entire state of Alabama.  I represent clients in every court in Alabama including, but not limited … Continue Reading

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Website

Posted in Alabama Adoption, Alabama Alimony, Alabama Child Custody & Visitation, Alabama Child Support, Alabama Collaborative Law, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Divorce & Family Law Updates, Alabama Divorce Mediation, Alabama Family Law Basics, Alabama Marriage, Alabama Property Division, Celebrity Divorces, Child Psychology & Divorce, Divorce & Taxes, Divorce Property Division, Guardian Ad Litem, Prenuptial Agreements
Please check out my firm’s website.  My Alabama Divorce Law firm focuses our practice on divorce, child custody, child visitation, alimony and support, property division, asset protection, family law and more.  We cross the state of Alabama and regularly handle divorce and family law cases in Birmingham, Mountain Brook, Vestavia Hills, Hoover, Pelham, Leeds, Moody, Pell City, Trussville, … Continue Reading

Temporary Spousal Support During Alabama Divorce Proceedings

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics
I received a call from a client today in Birmingham, Alabama.  I realized people contemplating divorce across Jefferson County, including Vestavia, Mountain Brook, Homewood, Leeds, Bessemer, Hoover, Pelham, Trussville, Gardendale, Fultondale, Fairfield, Moody, Pleasant Grove, Adamsville and Hueytown, as well as all across Alabama in places like Huntsville, Montgomery, Tuscaloosa and Mobile, are all concerned about … Continue Reading

Alabama Alimony Payments: The Basics

Posted in Alabama Alimony, Alabama Divorce, Alabama Family Law Basics, Birmingham Divorce
The purpose of Alimony in Alabama is to preserve, as much as is possible, the economic living condition of the parties as they existed during the marriage. There is a duty to maintain the status of their ex-spouse until such time as the spouse is self-supporting or maintaining a similar status to the one enjoyed before … Continue Reading
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